Quiet, comfortable weather takes over

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The next few days will have a mix of sun and clouds with highs no warmer than the low 80s. Our next chance for rain will come Thursday. [Photo by Helen Heizyk]

Behind the Cold Front

After a stormy Sunday afternoon and Sunday night, a cold front is pushing the active, hot weather out of the region.

Rain ahead of the front is now out of the Finger Lakes, save for a few isolated showers. Those isolated showers will linger for a few more hours before ending. Most areas will probably not see any additional rainfall.

It will take some time for the sun to come out as low clouds erode away. By the afternoon, though, skies should be rather sunny, mixing with some fair weather clouds.

A steady northwest wind will blow with speeds around 10 mph and gusts to 25 mph. This wind will bring in less humid and cooler air. Highs today will mostly be in the upper 70s and low 80s.

Skies will start mostly clear tonight before some clouds move in as low pressure tracks through the Mid-Atlantic. These clouds should linger into the first half of Tuesday, but no rain is expected. Sunshine will increase Tuesday afternoon.

Nighttime temperatures tonight will be much more comfortable, ranging from 55 to 60 degrees. Afternoon highs on Tuesday will warm to the low 80s with low dewpoints around or just under 50 degrees.

Wednesday will follow suit with morning lows starting in the 50s and afternoon highs reaching the low 80s under partly cloudy skies.

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This graphic represents an average over the entire Finger Lakes region. Localized variations should be expected. Click to enlarge.

Late Week Weather and Beyond

The next chance for rain will come into the area Thursday and Thursday night. This activity will be spurred on by another cold front.

Out ahead of the front on Thursday, southerly flow will bring some warmer, more humid air back into the area. Highs should be limited to the mid 80s thanks to an increase in clouds and the development of some showers and storms. This activity is expected to be hit-or-miss.

If the daytime hours stay dry, warmer temperatures will be possible.

Rain and thunder will increase Thursday night, mostly after midnight. The rain does not look as widespread or heavy as what fell last night, but time will tell how this evolves.

A few showers will probably linger into early Friday before sunshine increases. Temperatures will be reset again, with highs near 80 on Friday and in the upper 70s on Saturday.

A jump back into the 80s is likely on Sunday with dry weather continuing.

As we head into August next week, temperatures look to be on the warm side and rising. There is a chance we will be pushing 90 by the middle or end of next week.

The chances for rain next week look mostly to be isolated afternoon showers and storms.

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finger lakes weather 7-day forecast monday july 25 2022
This graphic represents an average over the entire Finger Lakes region. Localized variations should be expected.

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Meteorologist Drew Montreuil has been forecasting the weather in the Finger Lakes region since 2006 and has degrees in meteorology from SUNY Oswego (B.S. with Honors) and Cornell (M.S.). Drew and his wife have four young boys. When not working or playing with the boys, he is probably out for a run through the countryside.

2 Responses

  1. William J Rusen

    Hi again drew,
    Hate to be a pest but I can’t seem to save pictures without getting the whole page. Is there a place that might have some of your pics as JPEGs? Thanks, Bill Rusen

    • Meteorologist Drew Montreuil

      Hi Bill,

      I currently do not have anything like that set up. If you see a picture you want, let me know and I can send it to you if it is mine or see if I can get permission to send it to you if it isn’t.
      – Drew